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Administrative Assistant - 1st Shift at XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc.

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Romeoville, Illinois

Job Description:

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees with a positive attitude who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Administrative Assistant, you will provide executive-level support to leaders across the organization. You’ll also partner with other professionals across the enterprise to achieve strategic and business targets. Put your skills to work for us and we will give you the tools, resources and support to build a career you’re not only proud of, but one you will love.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage and update calendars for busy executives

  • Create high-level presentations, communications and documents using Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Plan and arrange travel itineraries and accommodations

  • Collaborate with other team members to organize various corporate events

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Typing speed of at least 80 wpm (a typing test will be required to verify speed)

  • Demonstrated experience maintaining confidential materials and information

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Event management experience

  • Ability to perform well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.